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Customize Homescreen Shortcuts with Kodi Addons (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

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Once you have a few Kodi addons installed, you may find it worthwhile to set shortcuts to your favourite addons, so that they can be accessed directly from your Kodi homescreen. It will simplify your Kodi addon experience and make give you even faster access to watch anything you wish.

It’s fairly simple and definitely a good idea to set addon shortcuts within Kodi. It should only take a few seconds to set up, and you can go back and change them as often as you’d like. The hard part is figuring out which Kodi addons to set as shortcuts, there are so many to choose from!

Required: Any Kodi Addons

Step 1: Navigate to the Settings tab under the SYSTEM menu.

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Step 2: Select the Appearance tab from the vertical menu bar.

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Step 3: Select the Settings field under the Skin settings tab.

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Step 4: Scroll down to the Add-on Shortcuts tab.

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Step 5: Click on Add-on 1 under the Home page “Videos” submenu heading.

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Step 6: Choose the Kodi addon that you wish to show up as your first addon shortcut.

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Step 7: Repeat the previous two steps for up to five add-ons per category.

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Step 8: Return to your Kodi homescreen to find it looking something like this!

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As you can probably tell, there are a lot of things that can be customized within Kodi to suit your liking. It’s all a matter of going through the settings and playing around until you figure out exactly what it is you like.

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